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Robbers attack bank in Ekiti

Gunmen on Friday attacked a second generation bank in Iyin Ekiti, the Irepodun Ifelodun Council area of Ekiti State.

Sources said the robbers arrived at the bank premises around 3 p.m.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said police are on the trail of the robbers.

Abutu said, “Immediately we got a distressed call from the area, we drafted our men there. Our men are on the trail of the criminals.

“I want to confirm to you that the robbers are being chased as I speak with you with the determination to effect their arrest and make them face the law.

“While our men were chasing them, they abandoned two of their vehicles and escaped into the forest. We have recovered the vehicles. Our men are combing the forest. We hope the robbers will be arrested. Ekiti will never be a safe haven for criminals.”


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